No, it doesn't. Dark brown skin == dark brown skin... it's a f***ing description, not a racial identity.
[QUOTE="King-Kai"]Considering the fact that Suzzane Collins - the author of the books - is American, and the fact that Blacks have a historical presence in America, it is safe to assume that the characters are intended to be Black, not indian. In America, dark brown skin == Black.OrkHammer007
Quick: which of these people has dark brown skin:
...hint: it's NOT the black person.
Halle Berry is half White. So, she doesn't count. Also, What I meant was that considering the historical presence of Blacks in America, when an American person reads adescription which uses terms like dark skin, they are more likely to thinik of a Black person than any sort of other dark skinned person.